The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.

Overview

How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative Factsheet

The Clean Energy Savings for All Initiative is a cross-government partnership to bring solar power to low and moderate-income families by allowing Americans to achieve solar power with no up-front cost. The goal is a 10X increase and an expansion of the initial target set in the Climate Action Plan to install 100 MW of renewable energy on federally assisted affordable housing by 2020.

Watch this short VIDEO on access to solar panels.


Clean Jobs America: A Comprehensive Analysis of Clean Energy Jobs in America

This report is a clean energy jobs analysis providing detailed breakdowns of clean energy jobs not available previously. According to the findings, energy efficiency is by far the nation’s largest clean energy sector, employing 2.5 million Americans. The country’s clean energy jobs market is huge and will continues to create more jobs which could be accelerated through stronger energy policies.
(Released March 2016)


Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities

 This report is the first study to examine in depth actions that multiple municipalities are taking to address climate-change fueled events like flooding, heat waves, wildfires and intense storms. It found that more municipalities are preparing for climate risks than is conventionally believed, that many of those actions support multiple community goals and values, and that despite the progress much more work is necessary to comprehensively address climate risks. The report can be a helpful resource for educators and communities working to establish sound protections against the impacts of a changing climate.


Climate Connections: A Climate Change Radio Series

 Climate Connections, a daily public radio series, delivers stories about how climate change is impacting our lives and what diverse people and organizations are doing about it (produced by Yale Climate Connections). In addition to audio, also find news articles and video, browseable by a variety of topics linked to planetary warming: agriculture, national security, energy, policy, economics and more.


Climate Feedback

Climate Feedback is a new fact-checking tool that lets climate scientists review journalists’ articles on climate change and global warming and gives each story a credibility score. Furthermore, a browser extension is used to enable the scientists to comment on information within media stories so that anyone who installs the plug-in can see the commentary. By highlighting misinformation, a visual cue is being sent to the reader to be cognitively on guard, and thus misinformation is less likely to spread.


Climate Interactive

 These interactive, engaging and scientifically based tools help students see connections, play out scenarios, and figure out what works in addressing climate change. All free to download, a variety of materials are available including: a simulation showing impacts of energy choices on planetary health;  mock-UN climate negotiation role play simulation; online trainings in systems thinking to address climate change; and exploring how climate solutions can address other challenges, including health, resilience, and equity. 


Climate Justice Resources for Low Income and Communities of Color

 This collection of guides and reports is specifically curated for civic engagement addressing the disproportionate impact of climate change on low-income communities and communities of color.


Climate Nexus: Effective Climate Change Conversation and Solutions

 This organization is dedicated to strategic communications that will transform the conversation on climate and clean energy solutions in the United States. They provide a selection of learning tools to improve communication and educate on climate change.


Community Betterment Resources from the Tamarack Institute

The Tamarack Institute provides resources for community change through knowledge, resources and interactive online practice to achieve success in community betterment activities. These resources are broken down into five categories: collective impact, community engagement, collaborative engagement, community development and evaluating community impact.


Community College Review

This website provides first-time college students with tools and information to make their higher education a success. Access to quality education is part of the Sustainable Development Goals. This site allows prospective students to locate and learn about community colleges across the country and provides information on tuition, student diversity, and a general overview of each college. The website also provides information on grants and scholarships, housing, balancing work with education, and other useful tips and articles for students.


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